Boston Fermentation


Get prepared for our second annual Fermentation Festival on September 27, 2014 which will be headlined by Sandor Katz.


when:  September 27, 10am-4pm

where: Egleston Farmers Market

           45 Brookside Ave, JP, MA


The festival will include dozens of speakers, lectures, demos and small fermenting businnesses will be on hand to sample & sell their work. We will also have a pickle-off where you will get to taste (and rate) your favorite pickle! More info will be posted soon...


To get a sense of the festival overall, see last year's festival agenda. And see last years' media coverage of the event.


The following day, join us for an intimate fermentation-themed brunch with Sandor at Oleana Restaurant in Cambridge! Ticket info coming soon..


these are only partial lists - more info will be added soon...



Sandor Katz

panel of local cheese-mongers!

sour beer panel

Dan Rosenberg (founder of Real Pickles): Taking your kraut to the next level

Alex Lewin: author of Real Food Fermentation

Geoff Lukas, Chef de Cuisine at Sofra Bakery

Real Pickles

Katalyst Kombucha

Green River Ambrosia

Bantam Cider

Urban Farm Fermentory

Hosta Hill

Ogusky Ceramics

Gracie's Garden




If you live outside the Boston area, plan to attend the fest, and need an affordable place to stay for the weekend, check out these resources. If you live in the Boston area and with to offer your couch or spare room to out-of-town fermenters, please contact Becky, our out-of-town fermentation agent.


Fermentation Festival Sponsors